Clough Point

Location Name: 
Just North of Brundage Mtn Resort on the Goose Lake Road
Region: 
Brundage Out of Bounds
Date and time of avalanche (best estimate if unknown): 
Sun, 02/03/2019 - 13:04
Location Map: 
United States
45° 1' 50.79" N, 116° 8' 23.6328" W
US


Red Flags: 
Recent avalanche activity
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
Obvious avalanche path

Observation made by: Forecaster
Avalanche Observations
Avalanche Type: 
Slab
Slope: 
39degrees
Trigger type: 
Natural
Crown Height: 
Less than 1 ft
Aspect: 
West
Weak Layer: 
Old Snow
Avalanche Width: 
75ft.
Terrain: 
Below Treeline
Elevation: 
6 600ft.
Bed Surface: 
Old Snow
Avalanche Length: 
150ft.
More detailed information about the avalanche: 

 Clough Point, Just North of Brundage ski area, slid naturally yesterday afternoon about 6 inches deep, 75 feet wide, and nearly choked off the groomed trail. Strong Winds out of the South

Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
Yes
Cloud Cover: 
100% of the sky covered by clouds
Air temperature: 
Below Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Strong
Precipitation: 
Snow
Air temperature trend: 
Cooling
Wind Direction: 
South
Accumulation rate: 
Greater than 1 in. per hour
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